Congratulations to speech-language-pathologist Alison Baade, MS, CCC-SLP, for being published in the May edition of the American Speech-Hearing Association's ASHA Leader. Alison's article, "Audism" Begins With Education," discusses how graduate coursework can be reframed to minimize audism and reduce harmful myths about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH). Click here to read Alison's article.
The Bluejays made new friends today as John and Mark Cronin, owners of John's Crazy Socks, announced their charity partnership with Lexington. 10% of the profits from their new ASL sock will be donated to the school. Check out their website to buy a pair for yourself or a friend!
The sun was out and the barbeque sizzled during last Thursday's Junior/Senior Tea Party! The event was hosted by Lexington's Junior class under the supervision of Core Advisors Yvette Brown and Dolly Dominguez. Members of the Class of '22 and their advisors, Melissa Vigilante and Shaunina Young, proudly wore their tie-died class t-shirts.
High fives to the Middle School faculty and staff for planning a fun Field Day and Barbeque on June 3rd to celebrate the end of the school year. The students enjoyed games of kick ball, Steal the Bacon, and Ghost followed by a delicious barbeque supervised by our own Grill Master - Spencer Stelmach.
To keep our schools safe, New York City is increasing random COVID testing to 20% of both unvaccinated and vaccinated students on a weekly basis. Families of children in 1st grade through 21 years are strongly encouraged to sign the consent for in-school testing. Click here for the form.